Esther Haan

May 19, 1930 - November 2, 2017

Esther (Cervantes) Haan, 87, of Geneva, formerly of Woodridge, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Thursday, November 2, 2017. United in marriage to the late Marvin L. Haan on October 10, 1953; daughter of the late Lorenzo and Florentina (nee Morales) Cervantes; loving mother of the late Richard (Susan) Haan, Sharon Snyder, the late Russell Haan, Pat Krpan, Larry (Debi Wilder) Haan, Julie (Todd) Niedermeier; fond sister of Aurora Hague and the late Rose Alvarez; adored grandmother of Robert Snyder, Eric (Heather), Stephen, and Dana Haan, Andy and Katie Krpan, Kristen (Scott) Refness, Samantha (Robert) Chavana, Michael, Kyle, and Anna Niedermeier; great-grandmother to Nicholas Snyder, Liliana Chavana, and Olivia Refness; and cherished aunt to many. Our hearts are heavy and we will miss you greatly, but look toward the day when we will meet again.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia, Il. 60510.  Funeral service will begin with prayers at 9:30 AM  on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the funeral home, then preceding to a 10:00 AM Mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 S. Main St. Batavia, IL. 60510.   Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Esther’s name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,  

For additional information please contact Moss Family Funeral Home at (630) 879-7900 or

Guest Book

  • Irene Jimenez Goodbye, my good friend. Joe and I enjoyed many good times with you, Marv, and your family. May God hold you in his arms.